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Motherhood

Wellness Tips for Mothers: How to Reduce the Stress of Parenting

Parenting is one of life's toughest challenges and while there can be no better reward than seeing your child grow and learn, there are times when the stress of parenting can get to the best of us and affect the relationships with the people we care for in our lives.   Here are some tips on how to care for yourself too, so you can stay in the best shape for your loved ones.   1. Support systems are essential in helping us to decrease parenting stress. Moreover, it is important for the support...

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Gift Ideas for Mom this Mother’s Day

It's May again, and time to show some appreciation for one of the most important women in your life! Not that you should forget to appreciate her any other time of the year ;) Check out our list of Mother's Day Gift ideas for something that will delight her on her special day.   DIY Ideas For The Crafty or Cash-Strapped: [caption id="attachment_23142" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Photo by Vladimir Proskurovskiy on Unsplash[/caption] Give your mother a memory to keep by giving her a scrapbook of all the memories you've made with her throughout the years....

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CM Beauty Insider: Facial Picks for our own Mothers!

(Seen above: From L-R, our therapists Tracy, Nico and Nok)   For those of you wanting to get our therapists better, the CM Beauty Insider is a new segment that gives you the inside scoop on our colleagues at Chez Moi De Beaute. As the launch of this new segment coincides with the month of May, we asked them to share the best memories they made with their mothers growing up, and the beauty tips their mothers passed on.   The first face we're meeting is Nico. Nico is one of the more senior therapists in...

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Quick and Easy Beauty Solutions for Busy Folks

Best Lip Product for Busy People:   This lip treatment might just be the holy grail for busy mothers. The Lipaddict lip plumper performs a five-in-one action of anti-ageing, volumizing, moisturising and healing. With ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, marine collagen and organic oils that are highly hydrating, and ingredients that help to smoothen and heal our lips like amino acids and aloe vera, this lip treatment can be used simply before bed as a solution to chapped lips or anytime throughout the day when you need a pop of color for...

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H20: Water for Health and Beauty

Did you know that our bodies are made up of 45-60% water? Ample hydration is essential for our organs and essential bodily functions to work properly. When so much of our survival depends on water, it's important to examine the quality of our water intake. After all, using poor quality water can be detrimental to our health. For instance, in some places, access to good quality drinking water might be difficult, and diseases spread as a result, such as dysentery.   Is Our Tap Water Safe for Drinking? Luckily, in Singapore, we have...

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Top Foods For Healthier Skin And Hair

Top foods for Healthier Hair and Skin

Avocados Avocados are full of natural healthy fatty acids and other goodness that is good for our skin. Some of it includes Vitamin K, Folate, Potassium,  Vitamin E, as well as a few varieties of Vitamin B and more. For those with extremely dry skin, avocado can help to hydrate our skin when applied on as a mask. Avocado also has wonderful healing properties for those with eczema and other skin conditions.   Berries Berries contain a powerful antioxidant known as Anthocyanin. The antioxidant can help scavenge free radicals. It may help reduce signs of...

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Wellness 101: How To Keep Anxiety At Bay Even At The Most Stressful Times

  Being in touch with our own feelings is an important part of our overall well being. However, with our busy lifestyle, we might neglect our own feelings and stress or even downplay them. Eventually, we feel dissatisfied, unhappy and lonely. Taking time to examine our own feelings and learning how to manage them in a healthy way is an important part of keeping ourselves in tune.   Talk with someone you trust Bottling up your feelings can become unhealthy. If you bottle your feelings too much, your negative feelings might eventually manifest themselves in...

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The Best Exercises to Burn Fat and Build Muscle

  Did you know that running for an hour on the treadmill may not be the most effective way to lose weight? Here we highlight some proven ways to tone up more efficiently.   High-intensity interval training High-intensity interval training, also known as HIIT, is an exercise training method that alternates between intense bursts of extreme physical workouts and periods of rest. It is one of the most effective ways to lose weight as well as improve cardiovascular fitness.Compared with a long jog on the treadmill, a 20-minute intense workout actually burns more calories. As...

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How to reboot your diet, your habits and your health

Wellness 101: How to Reboot Your Diet

  With the Lunar New Year festivities over, it is time to re-examine our eating habits and plan how we can make a healthy diet part of our daily lifestyle. Here are some ways to kickstart making changes to the way we eat for good.   Look at nutritional labels Check out the nutrition content of what you're going to buy and compare. Knowing how to decode nutritional labels can help us become smarter shoppers. For those who find decoding nutritional labels difficult, here are the things we need to look out for when...

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THE PHYRIS SOMI: HELP YOUR SKINCARE WORK HARDER

We would all like to make the most of our skin care. It's not just about the routine you follow, or the products you use - regardless of price point. It's also about how much much of these products actually end up penetrating our skin, instead of just lying atop our stratum corneum. Which is why we work hard on our skin care, massaging our faces or even buying expensive electronic devices in hopes of better product penetration. It’s actually really easy to make our skin care work harder for...

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